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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We have just returned from a two day break for our Wedding Anniversary at Riverside Boscastle. The room was spotlessly clean and the beds were really comfortable, our room overlooked the river. The Riverside is run by a lovely family who go out of their way to make sure you have a wonderful stay. We had our evening meal in...

2Thank blonde1505
Olinda, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Stayed one night in a room overlooking the creek running along the side of the Inn. Fascinating to watch ducklings learning to navigate the strong flowing water. Seen from the small bridge over the creek separating accommodation from the lovely garden restaurant. The room was clean and comfortable enough and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It is not...

2Thank Gillian H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We recently visited The Riverside for lunch - we had Mushroom soup with a sandwich. We really felt that for the price this was very good value but the quality of the soup was lovely. We both thoroughly enjoyed our visit here after a walk around Boscastle - shall definitely return and would highly recommend to others.

1Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 7 January 2015

we eat at The Riverside several times a year when we stay at Tintagel. The food is very good and the staff are lovely. Attentive but not in your face. I would highly recommend anyone to eat here. My husband always has the fish of the day because it is so fresh.

3Thank pat b
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

We had such a lovely stay in this hotel our room was the one looking out over the river , our meal was very good and the garden area was nice as well, room was very clean as was rest of the hotel then had a Lovely walk to the harbour and local pubs in all a very pleasant weekend

1Thank Turnermac1
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

we stayed here for one night and it was pretty good but if you're expecting a shower in the en suite then maybe specify this when you book. also, don't pack your thermals as the room we had was really warm all night. breakfast was ok but can't see how it won an award. for all that, we would definitely...

1Thank phill t
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Stayed for 3 nights in December in a room overlooking the river. The room was very warm apparently as it was over the boiler room so we did not use the heater and slept with the windows open but still found it very warm even at night. Not so bad in a Winter but could be a problem in Summer....

Thank judykbee
Reviewed 12 December 2014

We stayed at the Riverside for one night on the 6th December. We went with our daughter and our granddaughter down to Boscastle. We booked this because of the reviews on tripadvisor and I must say it completely lived up to the reviews. The rooms were spotless and very comfortabl, we had two rooms next to each other and both...

Thank chiffy26
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

We stay at the riverside approx twice a year for a week at a time, when working in Davidstow. I have nothing but praise for the riverside and I've never had a bad stay. Ross and the team can't do enough for you. The rooms are all superb and clean, having stayed in most of them over the years. Also,...

Thank SwanseaFoody
Crewkerne, Somerset
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst in the area walking. The room was very comfy overlooking the stream at the rear of the hotel. We had requested a room with a bath and were rewarded with a lovely en suite with a large bath and plenty of very hot water, ideal for a soak after a days walking! The...

Thank Masonmou

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The Riverside is situated in Boscastle, one of the most picturesque parts of North Cornwall. Located in the South West of England, Boscastle and its surrounding area are internationally recognised for their outstanding scenic beauty.Nestled in a secluded valley close to the harbour of Boscastle, The Riverside is open all year round. We have thirteen bedrooms catering for walkers, cyclists, day trippers or holiday breaks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside

Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Boscastle
Price Range: $109 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Try to get below the top floor as there is no lift.”
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“Room 2 for a lovely view of the harbour”
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“Ask for Room 2.”
 of 5 bubbles SonnyPontypridd, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has the view down towards the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 786steveb, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room 15 has a great harbour view”
  • Boscastle Harbour
  • quality furniture
  • looking down from window..lovely
  • Immaculate presentation
  • spotlessly clean with complimetary cosmetics
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